Computing Applications in Mechatronics Systems - MTRN3500

Faculty: Faculty of Engineering

School: School of Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering

Course Outline:

Campus: Kensington Campus

Career: Undergraduate

Units of Credit: 6

EFTSL: 0.12500 (more info)

Indicative Contact Hours per Week: 5

Enrolment Requirements:

Prerequisite: COMP1911 or ENGG1811; Exclusion: ELEC2042, MTRN3530

CSS Contribution Charge: 2 (more info)

Tuition Fee: See Tuition Fee Schedule

Further Information: See Class Timetable

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This course primarily teaches the student how to write custom software to deal with mechatronic systems as well as to develop user interfaces for such systems. The first part of the course covers; data acquisition systems, programming digital I/O and analogue I/O. Programming timers and developing software to communicate via serial communication and peripheral interfaces. Interfacing via CAN bus. Driving DC and stepper motors through H-bridges. The second part of the course teaches the student to develop user interfaces with C++. It covers object classes, encapsulation, inheritance, operator and function overloading and virtual functions.


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